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Cabbage Enchiladas

Updated: Oct 18, 2021

Prep Time: 30 min - Cook time: 20 min - Total time: 50 min


1 head green cabbage

  1. Dip cabbage leaves in boiling water for 30-60 seconds and set aside on a paper towel lined plate

Beef mixture:

1 pound extra lean ground beef

1 medium white onion, diced

2 garlic cloves, minced

2 red bell peppers, chopped

1 cup cilantro (use an additional 1/2 cup for topping)

1/2 tsp salt

1 tbsp oil

1 can black beans, rinsed and drained

1/2 cup enchiladas sauce (use an additional 1 cup for topping)

2 tbsp of Healthy U Mexican Seasoning

Alternative to Healthy U Mexican Seasoning

1 tsp garlic powder

1⁄2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

1⁄2 tsp dried oregano

2 tsp paprika

1 tsp ground cumin

1⁄2 tsp salt & black pepper

1⁄2 ground cinnamon

1⁄2 ground cloves

1 cup shredded cheese (use an additional 1 cup for topping)

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F

  2. Prepare beef mixture in frying pan on medium heat, although first caramelize onions with oil before adding the remaining ingredients

  3. Scoop 2-4 tbsp of beef mixture into each cabbage leaf, and fold into a square, add to deep baking dish

  4. Continue until 12-18 cabbage rolls are prepared

  5. Pour 1 cup enchiladas sauce & 1 cup shredded cheese on top

  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes, until melted

  7. Sprinkle fresh cilantro & plain Greek yogurt on top, before serving

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